Contributed on Jul 30, 2013
The church is intended to change the culture where it is established. Too often the culture changes the churches. Will God "give us up"?
1. [Joe Wright's Prayer -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0bTMQvTRMs 2. Looking at our Place in Our Culture a. Called to change our culture -- Acts 17.6 b. Too often, culture changes us -- 7 churches of Asia 3. Our Temptation -- keep quiet and our faith to ourselves 4. Our Commitment -- first ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2013
Homosexuality is a significant issue today. After the Supreme Court struck down "DOMA" Christians will find themselves in a key position to teach truths about marriage.
1. In June, 2013 the SCOTUS determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed by Bill Clinton on 9.21.96 was unconstitutional. DOMA allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states. Until Section 3 of the Act was ruled unconstitutional in ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2013
As our culture continues in a sinful, unrepentant state, sin escalates and becomes worse and worse.
1. Wisdom from the Mishnah Avot 2:8 He [Hillel] used to say: The more flesh, the more worms; the more wives the more witchcraft; the more maidservants the more lewdness; the more manservants the more thievery. [However] the more Torah, the more ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2013
Some practical steps to combat the anti-God culture in which we find ourselves.
1. Culture Wars -- actually a continuation of the "War of the Gods" * Pedophile Teacher in MI raped a young boy: convicted and sentenced to 15-30 years in prison -- fellow Teachers standing with him; Parents are demanding their termination; Teachers are threatening lawsuits if fired; BTW, the man ...read more